The 1949 Eureka Sportstamps baseball set is one of the more extensive card-related issues from the 1940s.
Modern Sports Card News
Baseball stars, pop culture icons, fossils, 19th century buybacks, rip cards and other quirky elements are back as 2020 Topps Allen & Ginter makes its annual mid-summer return.
The priciest, prettiest and other rankings of all of the cards on the Derek Jeter rookie card checklist.
A fundraising effort at the 2020 NSCC and a special VIP experience for a military veteran and their family members is in the works.
Sports Memorabilia News
Over one dozen footballs used in recent Super Bowl games and autographed memorabilia is on the block to help those impacted by the brushfires in Australia.
Around the Hobby
Topps and MLB Network unveil card #1 in this year’s set; Panini has a Zion Williamson Instant debut card and plans a Super Bowl set for the winner; eBay buyers were onto Larry Walker last year…and Nashville’s Winter Classic locker room nameplates are up for auction.
As the variety of cards that appear to be trimmed widens, collectors await the arrival of a cavalry that won’t be able to undo everything.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Before we get too far into 2020, Mike is riffing on some of the moments that had people talking inside his shop and around the current era card hobby over the last 12 months.